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When Justice Fails
When Justice Fails
Actors: Jeff Fahey, Marlee Matlin, Chuck Shamata, Charles Edwin Powell, Sean Milliken
Director: Allan A. Goldstein
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     1999     1hr 30min


     
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Actors: Jeff Fahey, Marlee Matlin, Chuck Shamata, Charles Edwin Powell, Sean Milliken
Director: Allan A. Goldstein
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Pm Home Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 09/07/1999
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 1hr 30min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

When Justice Fails
John J. Cunningham | 05/28/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Excellent movie featuring Marlee Matin. She is a fabulous actress. I think folks not familiar with the deaf culture might learn and have a better appreciation for the deaf community."
Close but no cigar
R. Couturier | AZ | 01/31/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Another in the long line of Fahey B movies. BUT...this one was slightly better than the others.

It would have been better if I hadn't known Marlee Matlin's character was ...oops,...almost gave the story away there! Anyway, I caught the giveaway at the very beginning, not subtle enough.

Jeff Fahey simply cannot "do" love, sentimentality, grief, sorrow, any of the emotions that do not involve lots of noise and stunts. He is good at what he does, just limited. What would the PC phrase for that be? Emotively Challenged?

This one had a better plot line, was more organized, has some surprises for the unsuspecting. One of the better Fahey Films that I have seen."
DVD - mystery movie
B. Winifred Latham | Garner, NC | 06/16/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"When Justice Fails

Package arrived early and in good condition. This is an old movie which did not get a lot of publicity, but was very good, with a surprise ending."
Starts off strongly but declines into unbelievability
D. Thomas Longo Jr. | Delmar, MD USA | 11/03/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The film starts off strongly with intriguing by-play between two police detective partners. But then they're given a homicide to investigate and things decline from there. The main suspect comes to be a brilliant young female prosecutor, who just happens to be deaf and dumb. The plot unfolds just too fancifully and unbelievably. The characters become ever more cardboardy. A shame, since in the early scenes the film did show promise of being interestingly edgy and taut."